Ice ball is not just an ice cube! Contrary to what you might think, whisky and ice do not necessarily go well together. At the risk of attracting the wrath of purists, ice can exalt certain aromas of whisky.
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Mizuwari is a mixture of whiskey, its double volume of water and ice (s). The name of this cocktail speaks volumes about its “genre” since it literally means “mixed with water”.
Alcoholic fermentation is relatively simple: it is the sugar that is in the brew, which will be transformed into alcohol.
Brewing, if you ask the question: what is whisky? The answer is simple: it’s the distillation of a beer! Simple question, simple answer but by the way, how do you make a beer?
We are here in the first step of whisky making (see our article on this subject). Malting is the extraction of starch from cereals. We talk about barley because it is the ingredient of Single Malt but it is quite possible to malt wheat, rye or buckwheat. 4 steps for...
It is interesting to note that if the spirit “whisky” is complex, this is in total contradiction with the number of starting ingredients : 3 !
In the world of distilling not all stills are made equal. So why didn’t we go for a “traditional” copper one? Find out in this article.
Gin Basil Smash is for lovers of gin and… basil. This very fashionable cocktail was created in 2008 by Jörg Meyer at the Lions Bar in Hamburg.
The types of whisky : Single Malt, Blend, Scotch … for beginners who want to come in the universe of whisky, it is not uncommon to be a little lost when you start to look at what exists in "Whisky". A little reminder on the different types of whisky and their names,...